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PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:01 am 
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There was a TV programme on BBC1 late last night called the Rugby Codebreakers.It was about Welsh rugby players defecting to rugby league ,highlighting the prejudice that they encountered.If you failed to see it at 11.45 PM last night .it is available on iplayer.

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 Post subject: Re: Rugby Codebreakers
PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:09 am 
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davetrin wrote:There was a TV programme on BBC1 late last night called the Rugby Codebreakers.It was about Welsh rugby players defecting to rugby league ,highlighting the prejudice that they encountered.If you failed to see it at 11.45 PM last night .it is available on iplayer.

That’s a old program but bbc putting rugby league on what next

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 Post subject: Re: Rugby Codebreakers
PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:34 pm 
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I haven't seen this programme before.The date in the end credits was 2018 in roman numerals to confuse viewers.

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 Post subject: Re: Rugby Codebreakers
PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:36 pm 
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It seems that the programme was transmitted in March this year,I don,t know how I missed it, perhaps it was on at 2 o'clock in the morning.

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 Post subject: Re: Rugby Codebreakers
PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:21 pm 
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I watched it back when it was first shown. It is an excellent programme and well worth a look on iPlayer for those that missed it. It shows RL in a very good light, which is interesting because the reporter is a Welsh RU journalist.

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 Post subject: Re: Rugby Codebreakers
PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:21 pm 
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I watched it back when it was first shown. It is an excellent programme and well worth a look on iPlayer for those that missed it. It shows RL in a very good light, which is interesting because the reporter is a Welsh RU journalist.

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 Post subject: Re: Rugby Codebreakers
PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:42 pm 
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It’s certainly worth a watch

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 Post subject: Re: Rugby Codebreakers
PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:08 pm 
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Sir Kevin Sinfield wrote:It’s certainly worth a watch

Yes agree loved it

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 Post subject: Re: Rugby Codebreakers
PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:40 am 
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Just watched tonight.

Cracking bit of History about the game of RU and RL.

Deffo must watch.

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 Post subject: Re: Rugby Codebreakers
PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:09 pm 
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Erik the not red wrote:I watched it back when it was first shown. It is an excellent programme and well worth a look on iPlayer for those that missed it. It shows RL in a very good light, which is interesting because the reporter is a Welsh RU journalist.


Carolyn is Welsh and a journalist, but writes on a lot more stuff than RU and sport.

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